Dairy herd helps achieve good arable soils and low inputs

Farmers Weekly

Integrating dairy and arable is proving to be a successful strategy for promoting soil health, reducing reliance on chemical inputs and tackling grassweeds for the new AHDB Monitor Farm in Wiltshire. Ben Jeans, who manages Chalk Pyt Farm, near Salisbury, alongside his father, Andrew, successfully incorporates the farm’s 180-cow autumn-calving dairy herd and 530ha arable […]

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